Surrey Health Economics Centre

The Surrey Health Economics Centre (SHEC) conducts research in the field of Health Economics and related disciplines.

The Surrey Health Economics Centre (SHEC) undertakes collaborative interdisciplinary research in health economics and health service delivery. The team at SHEC supports applied research in the health, medicine and social care fields, and has strong relationships with a large number of academic, NHS and private sector partners across the UK and internationally. Much of SHEC’s research focuses on practical issues, and on advising and influencing public policy. The Centre has attracted multiple research grants for evaluative studies from NIHR, European, charity and industry funders. Papers are published in a range of leading journals. 

Members of SHEC work closely with other researchers in the Department of Clinical and Experimental MedicineSurrey Clinical Trials Unit and the wider University. Health economics advice is provided to the health and social care professionals and academics in Kent, Surrey and Sussex through the NIHR Research Design Service SE.

SHEC actively encourages and supports postgraduate research students in health economics or health services as part of an MPhil/PhD or MD programme.